NUIG SU Comedy Presents: Chris Kent & Steve BennettNews & Events
NUIG SU Comedy presents Chris Kent and Steve Bennett 8pm Monday 20th November in the O’Flaherty Theatre.
€5 tickets on sale from the SU Office and SU Engineering desk now.
About Chris Kent:
Hailing from ‘The Rebel County’, Chris gave up the day job as an electrician, to pursue his calling in comedy. Having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Burr, Dylan Moran, David O’ Doherty, PJ Gallagher and Neil Delamare, Chris himself is en route to becoming a household name. His festival appearances include The Kilkenny Cat Laughs, The Vodafone Comedy festival, The Galway Comedy festival, Electric Picnic, and many more.. He has had a number of successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. T.V. appearances include, the RTÉ 2 panel show Next Year’s News, and The Craig Doyle Show. In the UK, he has appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central for Comedy Central. Following on from being listed as “One to Watch” in The Dublin magazine’s “Red Hot and Rising”, Chris Kent was voted as one of the Top Five Irish Comedians by Hot Press Magazine.
‘Original hilarious material…Among the best acts I’ve seen’ The Mirror *****
About Steve Bennett:
Reigning Irish Comedian of the Year
Winner Show me the Funny & Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2014
Resident MC of Roisin Dubh Comedy Clubh
Played Electric Picnic, Body & Soul, Forbidden Fruit, Vodafone Galway
Irish Comedian of the year, Steve Bennett is one of Ireland’s most exciting comedic talents. A charismatic and energetic presence, Bennett blends charming wit and musical comedy.
“Clearly an adept entertainer with an engagingly wry sense of humour” – Chortle